The ACM SIGKDD elections were recently concluded. The new SIGKDD leadership team took office on July 1, 2017.
The newly elected chair of ACM SIGKDD is Prof. Jian Pei, Canada Research Chair at Simon Fraser University and a Technical VP of Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd. Prof. Jian Pei is an ACM and IEEE fellow, and his contributions to Data Science are well recognized with over 200 publications and 70K+ citations. Numerous industries have been transformed by these publications and results; and he continues to lead the movement towards creating an innovation driven field that is diverse, inclusive, and transformational. The SIGKDD community is honored to have him serve as chair leading the community on its next chapter.